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SAP Data Services 4.x Cookbook by Ivan Shomnikov

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Using validation functions with the Validation transform

This recipe will demonstrate how validation functions are deployed and configured within a dataflow. As the validation function that we created in the previous recipe validates city values, we will deploy it in the DF_Extract_Address dataflow object to perform the validation of data extracted from the Address table located in the source OLTP database.

Getting ready

Open the job-containing dataflow, DF_Extract_Address, already created in the Use case example – populating dimension tables recipe in Chapter 5, Workflow – Controlling Execution Order, and copy it into a new job to be able to execute it as a standalone process.

How to do it…

  1. Open DF_Extract_Address in the main workspace for editing. ...

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